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Morning Roundup: Sept. 30, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Snoop Dogg pledges concert if Alaska legalizes weed, thief trades diamonds for bag of weed, and drunk boat operator sinks own vessel. MORE  

Dozens of Fans Hospitalized After Boston EDM Concert

By Paul Gaita

The rash of hospitalizations was the latest in Molly-related incidents that have plagued various music scenes across the world. MORE  

DEA Pressures MA Doctors to Cut Ties With Medical Pot Companies

By Paul Gaita

Could this potentially be part of Michele Leonhart's ongoing efforts to stop legalization? MORE  

Boston Mayor Spills the Beans

By Meg Williams

Newly elected Mayor of Boston Marty Walsh made no secret of his recovery from addiction during his election campaign. Could this be a refreshing trend of political transparency, or an appeal to a growing voter base? Or both? MORE  

Recovering Addicts Back Boston Mayoral Candidate

By Victoria Kim

Could being 18 years sober help Martin Walsh get the votes he needs to win? MORE  

Whitey Bulger Admits to Making Millions from Drug Trafficking

By McCarton Ackerman

His trial will determine whether the famed Boston mobster was a "hands-on killer" or merely a cocaine kingpin. MORE  

Slam Dunkin' Sobriety: The NBA's Chris Herren Speaks Out

By McCarton Ackerman

Clean and sober since 2008, former Boston Celtics star tells The Fix about the extremes of his addiction to Oxy and heroin, and the joys of an honest paycheck. MORE  

The Boston Marathon: A Healing Agent

By Caleb Daniloff

The sickening attacks at the event I attended on Monday felt deeply personal to many people, for many reasons. The race was central to my recovery. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 8, 2013

By The Fix staff

Rally for legal pot draws thousands, DUIs are down in Boston, and friends fear Cat Marnell will blow her book deal money on drugs. MORE  

Morning Roundup: October 24, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Plans to legalize marijuana in Uruguay spark controversy, diabetes drug may carry addiction cure, and LeAnn Rimes is "starting over" after rehab. MORE  

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